5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, April 24

Apr 24 2019, 3:56 am

Toronto, we’re officially halfway through the work week.

Celebrate this good news by checking out some of the awesome events happening in the city today, Wednesday, April 24.

Fashion Art Toronto 2019

This five-day showcase features art-influenced fashion presentations, performances, multidisciplinary art installations, photography, and short films.

When: April 24 to 28
Time: 5 pm to 10 pm
Where: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East
Price: General admission $45

An Evening of Poetry Readings with Toronto’s New Poet Laureate

This evening, you can join Toronto’s new Poet Laureate for a thought-provoking night of spoken word. In the first public appearance of his laureateship, Toronto’s literary ambassador A.F. Moritz will be reading alongside three young poets at The Poet Presentation Centre in Leslieville.

When: April 24
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Poet Presentation Centre, 1170A Queen Street East
Price: Free to attend

Astrology and Gin Mixology

You’ll be seeing stars at this event that combines gin and tonics with natal chart readings. Whether you follow astrology in your day-to-day or not, a drink or two will make a believer out of you. Aren’t you curious what the rest of the year has in store?

When: April 24
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: 110 Charles Street East
Price: $55

The National in Toronto

The Ohio-raised, Brooklyn-based rock band, The National, is performing in Toronto this evening for a special performance at Roy Thompson Hall.

When: April 24
Time: 8 pm
Where: Roy Thompson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
Price: From $174

Big Lebowski Screening

Get ready for an evening of mistaken identity, deception, and embezzlement as the Dude, Walter, Donny and the gang hit the big screen at Revue Cinema, oh, and did we mention, white Russians will be served.

When: April 24
Time: 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Price: Tickets from $9

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